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Journey Through China
This in depth tour covers all the country’s major highlights along with some of the lesser visited regions.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 14 days/13 nights
- Starts in: Beijing
Guide Price £2950
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- The Great Wall of China
- Terracotta Wariors
- Giant Pandas
Day 1 Beijing
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing
Enjoy a full day tour of Beijing’s highlights including the impressive Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven.
Day 3 The Great Wall
Visit the remarkable Great Wall at Mutianyu and explore its many spectacular watchtowers before returning to Beijing to visit the Summer Palace with its fabulous collection of imperial gardens and lakes.
Day 4 Beijing to Xian
Leave bustling Beijing behind and board the bullet train for your high speed journey to Xian.
Day 5 Xian
Today head to the world famous Terracotta Warriors to discover this magnificent excavation. Later, stop for a photo of Xian’s ancient city wall and visit the Great Mosque.
Day 6 Xian to Chengdu
Relax this morning before catching the bullet train to Chengdu.
Day 7 Chengdu
Today, visit Chengdu’s Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Learn about the base’s conservation efforts and observe these adorable animals at their most active during the morning feeding session. Later, take a stroll along atmospheric Jinli Street.
Day 8 Chengdu to Lijiang
Fly to the quaint town of Lijiang. The afternoon is at leisure to explore its maze of cobbled streets and colourful markets.
Day 9 Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
This morning take a cable car part way up Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and enjoy a walk amongst the lofty spruce trees whilst admiring the breathtaking scenery. Later, visit sleepy Yuhu Village to see typical Naxi architecture (traditional wooden houses with bird-wing roofs).
Day 10 Tiger Leaping Gorge
Travel through Yunnan’s beautiful countryside to reach the first bend of the Yangtze River. Continue on to the Tiger Leaping Gorge and enjoy incredible views over one of the most dramatic and deepest gorges in the world.
Day 11 Lijiang to Guilin
After a morning at leisure fly to Guilin. If you have time why not add in an extra day to explore the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces?
Day 12 Guilin to Yangshuo
Take a scenic cruise along the Li River viewing the dramatic limestone peaks and verdant countryside. On arrival in Yangshuo explore the bustling streets filled with local cafés and craft shops.
Day 13 Yangshuo
Spend today at leisure or why not add a scenic walk along the Yulong River or an interactive cookery class (see p271).
Day 14 Yangshuo to Hong Kong
Transfer to Guilin and catch the bullet train to Hong Kong for your onward arrangements.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guides
- Flights, trains & river cruise as detailed
- 13 nights hotel accommodation
- 13 breakfasts & 7 lunches
- International flights
Please Note:Price based on standard accomodation option; prices for upgraded accommodation are available on request.
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